There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE

$92 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N136 / ...

$73 - $117

4 alternative options

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice

$206 - $293

Train  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$192 - $327

Bus Turancar  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Wien

$75 - $120

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Vienna 691.2 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Vienna is to bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 80€ - 210€.

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The distance between Brussels and Vienna is 915 km. The road distance is 1106 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Brussels to Vienna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruxelles Gare du Nord and arriving at Wien. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Wien via Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Vienna, Austria?

Brussels Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Brussels to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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